Join Taz Tally for an in-depth discussion in this video Customize Layers, Adjustments, and Properties panels, part of Customize Photoshop: A Practical Approach.
- [Voiceover] In this segment, I'd like to talk about…and show you how I work with groups of panels…and how I customize them to improve my ability to…navigate through Photoshop and create things,…and minimize the amount of time that it takes me…to engage in my creativity.…I'm gonna start with three panels here, three that I…typically work with, and these may not be your panels…but what I'm gonna do here, you can apply to…your own circumstances and your own panels.…So, these three panels, Layers, Adjustments and Properties,…I use these together all the time.…
The first thing I do, of course, is activate the panels…and then I'm going to organize them in the order…in which I use them, so I put Layers up top, and then…the Adjustments panel, and then I take the Properties,…and remember when you see the blue,…when you snug it up there, it means that they're…all kind of linked together, and that way if you…move one, they all move together.…So, I'll take panels that I'm gonna use together…and then link them together, and then these three…
But if you're like many people, you're so busy using Photoshop that you don't have time to customize it. That's where this course comes in. Photographer and educator Taz Tally presents a practical approach to customizing Photoshop. Set aside a few minutes each day, watch a chapter, and work its insights into your Photoshop routine to help you work faster and smarter, allowing you to devote more time to your creative endeavors. By the end of the course, you'll be on your way to transforming your Photoshop experience—and you won't have missed any deadlines.
- Creating custom workspaces
- Building your own keyboard shortcuts
- Customizing views, tools, and options
- Adjusting import and export options
- Customizing panels: Layers, Adjustments, Histogram, and more
- Managing and synchronizing color settings
- Setting up soft and hard proofing
- Customizing print settings
- Creating Photoshop actions
- Using the Image Processor and actions together to automate exports